Sex Work Matters: Exploring Money, Power and Intimacy in the Sex Industry (Hardcover)

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Description


Sex Work Matters brings sex workers, scholars and activists together to present pioneering essays on the economics and sociology of sex work. From insights by sex workers on how they handle money, intimate relationships and daily harassment by police, to the experience of male and transgender sex work, this fascinating and original book offers theoretical discussions as well empirical case studies, providing new ways to link theory with lived experiences. The result is a vital new contribution to sex-worker rights. The book will equip any reader with new theoretical frameworks for understanding the sex industry, challenging readers to explore the topic of sex work in new ways, especially its cultural, economic and political dimensions.

About the Author


Melissa Hope Dittmore is Interim Director of the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center, New York.

Product Details ISBN-10: 1848134339
ISBN-13: 9781848134331
Published: Zed Books, 05/11/2010
Pages: 320
Language: English